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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1155 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-281700-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1155 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THERE IS A ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ACROSS PART OF WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

LOCATION...
THE ENHANCED RISK AREA IS GENERALLY WEST OF A WOODWARD TO ELK
CITY TO ALTUS AND VERNON...TEXAS LINE. FARTHER EAST...THERE IS A
SLIGHT RISK OF STORMS...GENERALLY WEST OF A LINE FROM CHEROKEE TO
EL RENO AND ARDMORE.

TIMING...
THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE FROM
3 PM TO 10 PM...

IMPACTS...
LARGE HAIL UP TO TENNIS BALLS
DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 70 MPH...
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...
TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA...

DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED ELEVATED STORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
OKLAHOMA THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING.

BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON...SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO FORM IN
THE EASTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE AND FAR WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND ADJACENT
AREAS OF WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. STRONG INSTABILITY...AND MODERATE
DEEP LAYER SHEAR WILL SUPPORT ORGANIZED SEVERE STORMS...ESPECIALLY
IN THE ENHANCED RISK AREA. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVING...SO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY...ALONG WITH THE RISK OF
DAMAGING HAIL AND WIND. AS STORMS DRIFT EAST DURING THE
EVENING...STORM INTENSITY WILL DECREASE.

.FLOODING...
NUMEROUS STREAMS...CREEKS...AND RIVERS REMAIN IN FLOOD ACROSS
PARTS OF OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS.

.SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT STATEMENT...

STORM SPOTTER GROUPS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL ACROSS
THE RISK AREAS SHOULD PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER OPERATIONS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

NOT MUCH CHANGE TO THE ONGOING PATTERN IS EXPECTED THROUGH
SATURDAY. THIS WILL ALLOW FOR A RISK OF STRONG TO SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY...AND A RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL AND
ASSOCIATED FLOODING. THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MAY
HAVE THE HIGHEST CHANCES FOR STORMS. STORM CHANCES MAY
DECREASE SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

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